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  • Tough Times and Tender Hearts
    B.A. Larsen

    …almost completely devastated by flood and the mission family had to leave. The young Larsens were asked to move from Umuchi Mission on Lake Titicaca to take over the mission work in flood stricken Sandia. This is the story of their move. Modern missions are what they are today because of the courage…

  • Following the Spirit
    Peter Roennfeldt

    Growing Resilient Disciples for Today’s Hostile Mission Environments The Book of Acts tells a story that is familiar to us—making disciples amid difficult social, cultural and political environments. But Acts also tells stories that are new to some of us—creative and innovative…

  • High Adventure in Korea
    Theodora S. Wangerin

    The account of missions in Korea is dotted with stories of progress and everyday miracles. Having spent almost forty years in Korea, author Theodora Wangerin has seen faith in action in the lives of heroes of the cross. There are hundreds of fascinating stories of God’s saving grace and…

  • The Long, Long Trial
    Olivine Bohner

    …stoutly by her determination to get an education. Colporteuring, school teaching, and nursing follow; then later marriage and the mission field. A lighthearted story sure to amuse and inspire, The Long, Long Trial shares how God can bless determination and hard work with a life of true meaning and…

  • Some Rain Must Fall
    Elisabeth S. McFadden

    …She would make good. Wayne would be proud to meet her when they were reunited in heaven. For him, she had answered the call to the mission field, alone. This is the story of a missionary doctor’s life in India and Pakistan and of her triumph over tragedy, a book that will tug mightily at your…

  • Malinki of Malawi
    Josephine Cunnington-Edwards

    …born in slavery to forge ahead and make a better life. The story shows the influence that can be exerted by men of principle as well as by unprincipled ones. This is the story of the beginning of mission work in central Africa. It is the story of a man, Malinki, who became Nyasaland's (now Malawi)…

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  • The Sanguma Tree
    Simon Liversidge

    …and unwavering faith of the indigenous people of Papua New Guinea who believe in an all-powerful God. Filled with inspiring, true stories of life on the front lines of mission, uncover your own faith and believe in a wonder-working God—a God that is more powerful than even the Sanguma tree.

  • Face to Face With Forgiveness
    Kay D. Rizzo

    …He was gone. She was all alone. No story in the Bible better illustrates Jesus' mission on earth than does the story of Mary Magdalene, presumed to be worthless and hopeless by her church and community. Jesus' actions showed a different face of God. "Mary's story brings hope to the most guilt-ridden…

  • Surely God Led
    J. M. Howell

    …him and his work, but God protected, opening escape holes in stone walls and surrounding the mission with shining soldiers. Surely God Led is the inspiring story of John Howell’s life, his mission experiences in South America and later his work as editor-in-chief of the Bible textbooks used…

  • A Living Sacrifice
    David Trim

    …few stories from Adventist history, of Ellen and James White, Joseph Bates, John Andrews, Uriah Smith, and the first generation of pioneers. To these we occasionally add the stories of a few famous twentieth-century figures, major church leaders. Yet our history is deep and wide and full of stories

  • Winchee
    S Ross Goldstone

    …Winch was speaking. Nobody could tell a story like him. Stories of close landings, lives being changed, hope being shared, the gospel going to the Pacific islands. These stories are worth treasuring—an inspiring record of pioneer aviation and mission, and what God can do when we go on an…

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  • Banza's Incredible Journey
    Céleste Perrino-Walker

    …away, please call your local Adventist Book Center to determine availability. The Adventist Church has commissioned ADRA for a very special mission. That mission is to help the most needy of God’s children. The task seems nearly impossible at times, but with God’s help, ADRA feeds the…

  • Silence of My Love -The sequel to Flee My Father's House
    Kay D. Rizzo

    Locked deep within Jamie’s heart were emptiness and confusion beyond the comprehension of a five-year-old boy. Refusing to let words describe his hurt, Jamie withdrew into his own little world. Would Chloe leave him the way his mommy and baby sister had? Silence of My Love, book two of the…

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  • Signs to Life
    Kendra Haloviak Valentine, PhD

    …the stories of Jesus. Its seven miracles--called "signs"--give valuable insights into the identity and mission of Jesus, helping John's first readers and contemporary readers to respond more fully to Jesus' invitation to "life abundant." Signs to Life brings together these life-giving stories of…

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  • Imprison Him!

    …in the country where Pastor Antonio Silva had been working as mission president. And so to jail the pastor went, where he suffered horrendous treatment for six nightmarish months. In this book Antonio Silva recounts more than a story; it is a tremendous challenge. Its impact and relevance will…

  • Yesterday's Tears
    Dorothy Minchin-Comm

    …close, the program of Seventh-day Adventist overseas missions was barely a few years older than the young missionary couple bound for service in the Bay Islands off the north coast of Honduras. Newlyweds Will and Grace Gosmer looked forward to mission service in a far-off land. With great excitement…

  • White Wings, Green Jungle
    James and Dorothy Aitken

    …Book Center to determine availability. Fly with the authors over the vast green jungle of South America, as the first denominationally sponsored planes in Adventist history speed to remote mission outposts on their errands of mercy and enlightenment. Click here to find this book as an eBook.

  • Foolish Prayers, Fabulous Answers
    Ethel Coon, Glenn A. Coon

    …as the authors of The ABC’s of Bible Prayer, the Coons share stories from across the country of those who asked, believed, and claimed God’s promises, and were lavishly rewarded for their faith. While these stories took place decades ago, rest assured that God is still in the business…

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  • Robber of the Cruel Street DVD
    Vision Video

    …he never asked anyone for money. Instead he prayed, and his children never missed a meal. Here is his life story and how he found God answered prayer and supplied their needs. It is a story that raises foundational questions regarding faith and finances. Special feature Extra 30 minute program on…

  • Desert Track and Jungle Trail
    Virgil Robinson

    …search out a new location for what would become Rusangu Mission, now known as Zambia Adventist University. During his nearly fifty years of mission work in Africa, Anderson established the work among the Bechuanas, and opened a number of mission stations and schools. Harry Anderson’s legacy of…

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  • For God and Emperor
    Della Hanson, Herbert Hanson

    …issue, talking over the problems involved in such a move. But, the mission school needed a teacher, and Ethiopia could use them in a promising work, so they packed their possessions and said their farewells. This is the story, as told by Herbert Hanson, of his and his wife’s missionary service…

  • The Hidden Power of Relentless Stewardship
    Don Jernigan

    …between mission, metrics and money?” Dr. Jernigan shows how an organization’s culture can be molded to create high performance at every level, fulfilling mission and vision, while wisely utilizing—or stewarding—the limited resources of time, money, and energy. Stories from…

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  • Anna And Bent
    B.A. Larsen

    mission field, she was astounded--overwhelmed! She dearly wanted to go, but going meant leaving her beloved fiance, Bent Larsen behind. What should she do? Follow the Lord's leading, of course, and He worked it out so that eventually both Anna and Bent could serve Him as a team. This is their story

  • Africa Has My Heart
    Valdemar E. Toppenberg

    …time for delivery. If you need this title right away, please call your local Adventist Book Center to determine availability. The realism of missions is sometimes covered by a romantic frosting; but Valdemar Toppenberg knew the sweat, sacrifice, and sorrow that come with the reward. Working…

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